[SciPy-dev] SciPy CVS to Subversion migration

Todd Miller jmiller at stsci.edu
Thu Aug 4 12:13:22 CDT 2005


Hi Joe,

I never managed to get Scipy CVS access back prior to the switch to
subversion.  Has this switch gone through yet?

On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 21:02, Joe Cooper wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> The issues with converting our CVS repository to Subversion have been 
> resolved, and so I'd like to make the switch tomorrow (Friday) afternoon.
> 
> If you have anything you'd like to check-in before the CVS repository is 
> gone forever, please do so before then.  You will have to check out a 
> new working copy after the conversion occurs.
> 
> If the timing of this outage will cause anyone discomfort, please let me 
> know, and I will re-schedule for another day.
> 
> Just FYI:
> 
> History will be maintained from the old CVS tree.
> 
> Once the migration occurs, branching, merging, and reorganizing the tree 
> will become trivially simple and reliable (and anyone with commit access 
> can make those kinds of changes without system administrator 
> intervention).  I know there is a contingent of SciPy developers that 
> would like to do some long-desired serious cleanups and purges within 
> the tree--the new Subversion repository will easily allow these kinds of 
> changes without having to throw out all of the old history and start 
> fresh.  If, after the migration, you find you still want to start fresh, 
> let me know and I'll create a new Subversion repo for you to work in.
> 
> Holler if you have any further questions or concerns.
> 
> Thanks,
> Joe
> 
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